EDD Update is a collaborative blog authored by more than 20 attorneys, consultants and editors, many of whom are also on the editorial boards of Law Technology News and Law.com's Legal Technology section. The blog covers all things e-discovery, from news of legal developments and product releases to industry analysis and events. Co-managed by editors Monica Bay and Sean Doherty, regular authors include practitioners Robert Ambrogi, George Rudoy (Shearman & Sterling), Matt Kesner (Fenwick & West) and consultants Craig Ball, Michael Arkfeld, Tom Gelbman, Tom O'Connor and George Socha. Submit news items to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rick Georges is a solo practitioner based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is active in the St. Petersburg and American Bar Associations, and presents seminars and programs on the use of computers in the practice of law. In addition to authoring blog posts for FutureLawyer and articles for a number of other publications, Georges he has taught law office management and computer-assisted legal research at the college and law school level.
Jeff Richardson is a partner in the New Orleans office of Adams and Reese LLP. His practice primarily involves representing defendants in class action and complex litigation, appellate litigation, products liability litigation, constitutional litigation and legal ethics. He has served as court-appointed liaison counsel for defendants in numerous complex cases. He graduated from Emory University in 1991, summa cum laude, and Georgetown University Law Center in 1994, magna cum laude. On his iPhone J.D. website, Jeff provides news, reviews and commentary on topics of interest to lawyers who use iPhones.
Rees Morrison has been consulting to law departments for more than 22 years to help them better manage themselves and their outside counsel. A former practicing lawyer, author of six books on legal department operations and more than 130 articles, Rees is the president of Rees Morrison Associates, based in Princeton, NJ. His blog has more than 4,300 posts and he welcomes your comments and material. Rees is also on Twitter [@reesmorrison], Legal OnRamp and LinkedIn, where he hosts groups. Visit his Web site for more, www.reesmorrison.com
Robert Ambrogi is a lawyer, writer and media consultant, and he tracks new and intriguing Web sites of interest to the legal profession through his blog LawSites. A longtime legal journalist, Bob has been editor of the National Law Journal, director of the ALM News Service, publisher of The Connecticut Law Tribune, editor of Lawyers Weekly USA and editor of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. More recently, he was vice president of the legal consulting firm Jaffe Associates. He writes the Web Watch column for Law Technology News and is author of the book, The Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web.
Monica Bay is editor-in-chief of Law Technology News. She writes a LTN Daily Alert commentary, hosts a monthly podcast (Law Technology Now), and actively uses social media (@commonscold and @lawtechnews). A member of the California bar, Ms. Bay spent 13 years in ALM's San Francisco office, where she was a senior editor at The Recorder and Counsel Connect (Law.com's predecessor). She helped the "Late Show with David Letterman" set up its first website on America Online before moving to New York City in 1998 to oversee LTN. She writes about legal technology, "green law," law firm management and culture, diversity and has been known to pay a little bit of attention on her blog to the New York Yankees.